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Paralogue

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A paralogue (Japanese: 外伝 side-story) is a type of optional chapter which debuted in Fire Emblem Awakening. Typically, a paralogue must be unlocked by completing a certain chapter and, sometimes, reaching a specific character support's rank. Paralogues may contain recruitable characters or items not otherwise available in the game, and might also expand on the main plot of the game in different areas. In Awakening, Heroes, and non-Japanese versions of Fates, paralogues have their own numbering scheme not interspersed with that of the main chapters, being written as, for example, "Paralogue 2" in English and 外伝2 Side Story 2 in Japanese.

Paralogues by game

Fire Emblem Awakening

The US English version of Awakening refers to "Paralogues", while the European English version instead calls them "Side Stories". The structure of Paralogues is non-linear; once unlocked, they remain open for the rest of the game until the player completes them, and can be played at any time and in any order.

Paralogues in Awakening
Sidequest Requirements Reward
Paralogue 1: Sickle to Sword Complete Chapter 3 Donnel
Paralogue 2: The Secret Seller Complete Chapter 5 --
Paralogue 3: A Strangled Peace Complete Chapter 7 --
Paralogue 4: Anna the Merchant Complete Chapter 9 Anna
Paralogue 5: Scion of Legend • Complete Chapter 14 or complete Chapter 13 and unlock Paralogues 9 and 10
Lissa has an S support and is married
Owain
Paralogue 6: A Man for Flowers • Complete Chapter 14 or complete Chapter 13 and unlock Paralogue 12
Olivia has an S support and is married
Inigo
Paralogue 7: Noble Lineage • Complete Chapter 15 or complete Chapter 14 and unlock Paralogue 6 or complete Chapter 13 and unlock Paralogues 6 and 12
Maribelle has an S support and is married
Brady
Paralogue 8: A Duel Disgraced • Complete Chapter 13
Sully has an S support and is married
Kjelle
Paralogue 9: Wings of Justice • Complete Chapter 18 or complete Chapter 14 and unlock Paralogue 5 or complete Chapter 13 and unlock Paralogue 10
Sumia has an S support and is married
Cynthia
Paralogue 10: Ambivalence • Complete Chapter 13
Cordelia has an S support and is married
Severa
Paralogue 11: Twin Wyverns • Complete Chapter 16 or complete Chapter 14 and unlock Paralogue 5 or complete Chapter 13 and unlock Paralogues 5, 9, and 10
Cherche has an S support and is married
Gerome
Paralogue 12: Disowned by Time • Complete Chapter 13
Robin has an S support and is married
Morgan
Naga's Tear
Paralogue 13: Rival Bands • Complete Chapter 13
Panne has an S support and is married
Yarne
Paralogue 14: Shadow in the Sands • Complete Chapter 13
Miriel has an S support and is married
Laurent
Goddess Staff
Paralogue 15: A Shot from the Dark • Complete Chapter 13
Tharja has an S support and is married
Noire
Paralogue 16: Daughter to Dragons • Complete Chapter 13
Nowi has an S support and is married
Nah
Paralogue 17: The Threat of Silence • Complete Chapter 18 Tiki
SpotPass distributions
Paralogue 18: The Dead King's Lament • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from May 2nd, 2012JP/February 14th, 2013US/May 2nd, 2013EU
Gangrel
Paralogue 19: Irreconcilable Paths • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from May 17th, 2012JP/February 28th, 2013US/May 16th, 2013EU
Walhart
Paralogue 20: A Hard Miracle • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from May 31th, 2012JP/March 14th, 2013US/May 29th, 2013EU
Emmeryn
Paralogue 21: Ghost of a Blade • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from June 14th, 2012JP/March 28th, 2013US/June 13th, 2013EU
Yen'fay
Sol Katti
Paralogue 22: The Wellspring of Truth • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from June 28th, 2012JP/April 11th, 2013US/June 27th, 2013EU
Aversa
Paralogue 23: The Radiant Hero • Complete Chapter 25
• Receive SpotPass data from July 12th, 2012JP/April 25th, 2013US/July 11th, 2013EU
Priam
Ragnell

Fire Emblem Fates

With one exception specific to the Birthright campaign, all paralogues require, at minimum, completion of chapter 7 (regardless of campaign) in order to be unlocked.

Paralogues in Fates
Sidequest Requirements Reward
Paralogue 1: Tragic Start Complete Chapter 7 (all routes) Mozu
Paralogue 2: Dragon Blood Corrin has an S support and is married to someone of the opposite sex Kana
Paralogue 3: Surprise Duet Azura has an S support and is married Shigure
Paralogue 4: Fight or Flight Jakob has an S support and is married Dwyer
Paralogue 5: Bold Approach Silas has an S support and is married Sophie
Paralogue 6: Herbal Remedy • Complete Chapter 15 with Kaze having an A support or higher with Corrin*
Kaze has an S support and is married
Midori
Birthright/Revelation only
Paralogue 7: Father & Liege Ryoma has an S support and is married Shiro
Paralogue 8: A Great Hunt Takumi has an S support and is married Kiragi
Paralogue 9: Saizo vs. Saizo Saizo has an S support and is married Asugi
Paralogue 10: Hunter & Prey Kaden has an S support and is married Selkie
Paralogue 11: A Long Grudge Hinata has an S support and is married Hisame
Paralogue 12: Sweet Dreams Azama has an S support and is married Mitama
Paralogue 13: Truly Talented Subaki has an S support and is married Caeldori
Paralogue 14: After the End Hayato has an S support and is married Rhajat
Conquest/Revelation only
Paralogue 15: Hidden Bravery Xander has an S support and is married Siegbert
Paralogue 16: Abducted Leo has an S support and is married Forrest
Paralogue 17: Two Defenders Benny has an S support and is married Ignatius
Paralogue 18: Nutty Family Keaton has an S support and is married Velouria
Paralogue 19: Great Heroism Arthur has an S support and is married Percy
Paralogue 20: Ultimate Power Odin has an S support and is married Ophelia
Paralogue 21: Bright Smile Laslow has an S support and is married Soleil
Paralogue 22: Abrupt Clash Niles has an S support and is married to a female Nina

Fire Emblem: Three Houses

Paralogues return in Fire Emblem: Three Houses, and are handled somewhat differently due to the game's different chapter structure; they are notably not numbered in any version of the game. Unlike in previous titles, paralogues in Three Houses can expire, becoming inaccessible after passing a certain chapter. In addition to the chapter requirements, accessing a paralogue in Part I requires that at least one of the paralogue's focus characters be recruited, while accessing a paralogue in Part II requires that every focus character be recruited; both parts require that neither character falls in battle after being recruited. Three paralogues have unique recruitment requirements: Tales of the Red Canyon and Eternal Guardian focus on unrecruitable characters and do not have a recruitment requirement; Dividing the World requires that Hilda be recruited to access it in Part I regardless of Cyril's recruitment, though his defeat will still disallow access to it.

Paralogues in Three Houses
Paralogue Focus character(s) Requirements Battalion Gained Reward
Part I
Tales of the Red Canyon Small portrait sothis fe16.png
Sothis
-- Chapters 8-10 -- Divine Pulse +3, Umbral Steel
War for the Weak Small portrait dedue fe16.png
Dedue
-- Chapters 6-11 and only available in the Blue Lions route Duscur Heavy Soldiers Bullions
True Chivalry Small portrait felix fe16.png
Felix
-- Chapters 8-11 Fraldarius Soldiers Wo Dao, Aegis Shield, Bullions
Falling Short of Heaven Small portrait ashe fe16.png
Ashe
Small portrait catherine fe16.png
Catherine
Chapters 9-11 Gaspard Knights Critical Ring, Shoes of the Wind, Umbral Steel
The Forgotten Small portrait sylvain fe16.png
Sylvain
-- Chapters 7-11 Gautier Knights Bullions, Longbow, Talisman, Lance of Ruin
Rumored Nuptials Small portrait ingrid fe16.png
Ingrid
Small portrait dorothea fe16.png
Dorothea
Chapters 7-11 Galatea Pegasus Co. Goddess Ring, Lúin
Land of the Golden Deer Small portrait lorenz fe16.png
Lorenz
-- Chapters 7-11 Gloucester Knights Thyrsus
Death Toll Small portrait raphael fe16.png
Raphael
Small portrait ignatz fe16.png
Ignatz
Chapters 8-11 Leicester Mercenaries, Victor Private Military Bullions, Short Axe, Short Spear, Killer Bow
Dividing the World Small portrait hilda fe16.png
Hilda
Small portrait cyril fe16.png
Cyril
Chapters 10-18 and unavailable in Crimson Flower Goneril Valkyries, Almyra Mercenaries Hexlock Shield, Large Bullion, Freikugel
An Ocean View Small portrait seteth fe16.png
Seteth
Small portrait flayn fe16.png
Flayn
Chapters 9-11 Cichol Wyvern Co., Cethleann Monks Spear of Assal, Caduceus Staff
Oil and Water Small portrait manuela fe16.png
Manuela
Small portrait hanneman fe16.png
Hanneman
Chapters 8-11 Macuil Evil Repelling Co., Indech Sword Fighters Rapier, Experience Gem
Sword and Shield of Seiros Small portrait alois fe16.png
Alois
Small portrait shamir fe16.png
Shamir
Chapters 7-11 Seiros Archers, Holy Knights of Seiros Bullions, Seraph Robe
A Cursed Relic Small portrait yuri fe16.png
Yuri
Small portrait constance fe16.png
Constance
Chapters 8-11 and DLC only Mockingbird's Thieves, Nuvelle Fliers Corps Fetters of Dromi
Black Market Scheme Small portrait balthus fe16.png
Balthus
Small portrait hapi fe16.png
Hapi
Chapters 7-11 and DLC only Leicester Dicers Corps, Timotheos Magi Corps Vajra-Mushti
The Secret Merchant Small portrait anna fe16.png
Anna
-- Chapters 9-11 and available in the Blue Lions and Golden Deer routes, DLC only Secret Transport Force --
Part II
Eternal Guardian Small portrait rhea fe16.png
Rhea
-- Chapters 16-21 and must have C Support with Rhea. Unavailable in Crimson Flower -- Seiros Shield
The Silver Maiden Small portrait dimitri 02 fe16.png
Dimitri
-- Chapters 19-21 and only available in Azure Moon Blue Lion Knights --
Insurmountable Small portrait edelgard 02 fe16.png
Edelgard
-- Chapters 15-17 and only available in Crimson Flower Holst's Chosen --
The Sleeping Sand Legend Small portrait claude 02 fe16.png
Claude
-- Chapters 17-21 and only available in Verdant Wind -- Sword of Begalta
The Face Beneath Small portrait mercedes 02 fe16.png
Mercedes
Small portrait caspar 02 fe16.png
Caspar
Chapters 15-19 and unavailable in Crimson Flower Church Soldiers, Bergliez War Group Rafail Gem, Scythe of Sariel
Weathervanes of Fodlan Small portrait annette 02 fe16.png
Annette
Small portrait gilbert fe16.png
Gilbert
Chapters 14-18 and only available in Azure Moon School of Sorcery Soldiers Crusher
Darkness Beneath the Earth Small portrait hubert 02 fe16.png
Hubert
-- Chapters 15-17 and only available in Crimson Flower -- Arrow of Indra
Retribution Small portrait ferdinand 02 fe16.png
Ferdinand
Small portrait lysithea 02 fe16.png
Lysithea
Chapters 17-21 and unavailable in Crimson Flower Aegir Astral Knights, Ordelia Sorcery Co. Lance of Zoltan, Ochain Shield
Legend of the Lake Small portrait leonie 02 fe16.png
Leonie
Small portrait linhardt 02 fe16.png
Linhardt
Chapters 15-22 Hevring Prayer Troops, Sauin Militia The Inexhaustible
Foreign Land and Sky Small portrait bernadetta 02 fe16.png
Bernadetta
Small portrait petra 02 fe16.png
Petra
Chapters 15-21 Varley Archers, Brigid Hunters, Brigid Mercenaries --
Forgotten Hero Small portrait marianne 02 fe16.png
Marianne
-- Chapters 15-22 Edmund Troops Blutgang
The Secret Merchant Small portrait anna fe16.png
Anna
Small portrait jeritza 02 fe16.png
Jeritza
Chapters 13-17 and available in Crimson Flower, DLC only Secret Transport Force --

Fire Emblem Heroes

Like Awakening and Fates, paralogues do not take place between two main chapters, and can be played at any time. Like all chapters in Heroes, they can be replayed at any time.

Paralogues in Heroes
Sidequest Requirements Reward
Paralogue 1: Family Bonds Starting from 7AM UTC on February 15, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 2: Sibling Bonds Starting from 7AM UTC on February 27, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 3: Blazing Shadows Starting from 7AM UTC on March 14, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 4: Spring Festival Starting from 7AM UTC on March 30, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 5: World of Shadows Starting from 7AM UTC on April 14, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 6: Bridal Blessings Starting from 7AM UTC on May 30, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 7: Echoes of Mystery Starting from 7AM UTC on June 14, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 8: Ylissean Summer Starting from 7AM UTC on June 30, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 9: Nohrian Summer Starting from 7AM UTC on July 28, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 10: The Sacred World Starting from 7AM UTC on August 15, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 11: Brave Heroes Starting from 7AM UTC on August 31, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 12: Performing Arts Starting from 7AM UTC on September 29, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 13: World of Holy War Starting from 7AM UTC on October 16, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 14: Trick or Defeat! Starting from 7AM UTC on October 30, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 15: Farfetched Heroes Starting from 7AM UTC on November 15, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 16: Winter's Envoy Starting from 7AM UTC on December 18, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 17: Happy New Year! Starting from 7AM UTC on December 31, 2017. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 18: Love Abounds Starting from 7AM UTC on February 9, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 19: Hares at the Fair Starting from 7AM UTC on March 22, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 20: Bridal Bloom Starting from 7AM UTC on May 21, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 21: Summer's Arrival Starting from 7AM UTC on June 21, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 22: A Sketchy Summer Starting from 7AM UTC on July 10, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 23: Festival in Hoshido Starting from 7AM UTC on August 10, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 24: Arrival of the Brave Starting from 7AM UTC on August 21, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 25: The Land's Bounty Starting from 7AM UTC on October 10, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 26: Brave Redux Starting from 7AM UTC on October 23, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 27: Adrift Starting from 7AM UTC on November 9, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 28: Gifts of Winter Starting from 7AM UTC on December 18, 2018. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 29: New Year's Wish Starting from 7AM UTC on January 1, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 30: Hostile Springs Starting from 7AM UTC on January 23, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 31: Greil's Devoted Starting from 7AM UTC on February 8, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 32: Regal Rabbits Starting from 7AM UTC on March 19, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 33: A Season for Picnics Starting from 7AM UTC on April 19, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 34: Bridal Belonging Starting from 7AM UTC on May 21, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 35: Summer Returns Starting from 7AM UTC on June 20, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 36: Summer Refreshes Starting from 7AM UTC on July 9, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 37: Brave Echoes Starting from 7AM UTC on August 16, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 38: A Splendid Soiree Starting from 7AM UTC on September 6, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 39: Treat Fiends Starting from 7AM UTC on October 9, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 40: Glorious Gifts Starting from 7AM UTC on December 16, 2019. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 41: Renewed Spirit Starting from 7AM UTC on January 1, 2020. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 42: A Star Is Born Starting from 7AM UTC on January 20, 2020. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 43: Lovely Gifts Starting from 7AM UTC on February 7, 2020. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 44: Familial Festivities Starting from 7AM UTC on March 18, 2020. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 45: The Start of It All Starting from 7AM UTC on April 20, 2020. 1 orb per part*
Paralogue 46: Bridal Beloveds Starting from 7AM UTC on May 20, 2020. 1 orb per part*

Xenologues

Xenologues are a subcategory of paralogues. The first one released focuses on Veronica, while the second one released introduces Loki and backstories the Tempest Trials, and the third is themed on the A Hero Rises event.

Xenologues in Heroes
Sidequest Requirements Reward
Xenologue 1: Detached Princess Starting from 7AM UTC on March 7, 2017. 3 orbs per part*
Xenologue 2: The Brink of Chaos Starting from 7AM UTC on June 8, 2017. 3 orbs per part*
Xenologue 3: The People's Hero Starting from 7AM UTC on February 28, 2018. Normal:
5★ Ike (VL) & Earth Blessing
Hard/Lunatic:
3 orbs per part*
Xenologue 4: Whispers of Death Starting from 7AM UTC on November 21, 2018. 3 orbs per part*
Xenologue 5: Heavenly Witness Starting from 7AM UTC on November 19, 2019. 3 orbs per part*

Trivia

Etymology and other languages

Names, etymology and in other regions
Language Name Definition, etymology and notes
English Paralogue From the prefix para-, which comes from the Ancient Greek παρά pará, meaning "beside", and the suffix -logue, in words such as "prologue" and "epilogue", which comes from the Ancient Greek λόγος lógos, meaning "story".
English
(PAL)
Side Story This name is used in the PAL version of Awakening.
English
(unofficial)
Gaiden Colloquially known by this name among the fandom.
Japanese 外伝 Side story
Spanish
(Spain)
Desvío Detour. Used in Three Houses and Heroes.
Spanish
(Latin America)
Anexo Annex. Used in Three Houses and Heroes.
French Annexe Annex
German Nebenquest Side quest
Italian Appendice Appendix. Used in Three Houses and Heroes.
Portuguese
(Brazil)
Anexo Annex. Used in Heroes.
Korean 외전 Side story. Used in Three Houses.
Simplified Chinese 外传 Unofficial record. Used in Three Houses.
Traditional Chinese 外傳 Unofficial record. Used in Three Houses and Heroes.

References

See also

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